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  1. Mike Zimmer taking break from Vikings after surgery


    Tue, 23 May 2017

    during the offseason. Zimmer has plenty of loyal lieutenants and assistants with previous head coaching experience like Tony Sparano and Pat Shurmur. Defensive coordinator George Edwards has also been by Zimmer's side for all four seasons in Minnesota

  2. Former No. 1 pick Jake Long announces retirement


    Mon, 24 Apr 2017

    seasons. Thought to be a 10-year solution to Miami's offensive line woes, Long came in during a rugged Bill Parcells/ Tony Sparano regime and flourished. He made more than 60 consecutive starts before having his first brush with the injury report in 2011

  3. AFC East churns through coaches while Pats stand pat


    Tue, 27 Dec 2016

    Groh, Herman Edwards, Eric Mangini, Rex Ryan, Todd Bowles Dolphins Dave Wannstedt, Jim Bates (interim), Nick Saban, Cam Cameron, Tony Sparano , Todd Bowles (interim), Joe Philbin, Dan Campbell (interim), Adam Gase Patriots

  4. Most exciting games of Week 16


    Fri, 23 Dec 2016


    about the Dolphins. Could the Dolphins haven't been to the playoffs since Chad Pennington was the quarterback well and Tony Sparano was the head coach. This is their opportunity to really really get in that spot and Dolphins fans know it hasn't been

  5. Zimmer to miss 'TNF' after emergency eye surgery


    Fri, 2 Dec 2016

    with the Cowboys , the Vikings will likely turn to newly promoted offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur or offensive line coach Tony Sparano . Both coaches have head coaching experience -- Shurmur with the Browns and Sparano with the Dolphins . Shurmer also acted

  6. Fallon: Zimmer doubtful to be on the sideline Thursday night


    Thu, 1 Dec 2016


    and the team does have a contingency plan in place. If Mike is not ready to go what he's referring to is pat Shermer and Tony Sparano . Both with NFL head coaching experience on this Vikings staff know what I can tell you is that Mike Zimmer has undergone

  7. Vikings O-line coach: 'I'm not sleeping a lot lately'


    Fri, 18 Nov 2016

    against Arizona sporting their seventh starting lineup. It's been no joyride for first-year offensive line assistant Tony Sparano , but the former Dolphins and Raiders head coach is determined to improve the group. "I'm not sleeping a lot lately these

  8. Butler on mannequin challenge: 'It took like three or four takes'


    Fri, 11 Nov 2016


    anyway you also are DJ that your wide receiver and a DJD big duffel bag I. I remember that stepping on the Raiders. And Tony Sparano was the interim coach and there are stories coming out that you are Padilla play list for practice like you're some Frank

  9. Norv Turner resigns as Vikings' offensive coordinator


    Fri, 4 Nov 2016

    brightest Super Bowl contenders without one of their most important architects. The Vikings have long-time coordinators Tony Sparano and Pat Shurmur on the coaching staff as position coaches. Shurmur was Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford 's offensive coordinator

  10. McAdoo pumps up Giants with help of ... Step Brothers?


    Thu, 13 Oct 2016

    More Columns > Tony Sparano buried the ball . Bill Belichick displayed the parade route. Ben McAdoo...went through your old Blu-rays? In one of the

  11. Moss: 'Smith's injury is almost certainly season-ending'


    Mon, 10 Oct 2016


    Three offensive coaches that were former NFL head coaches Norv Turner offensive coordinator pat Shermer tight ends coach. Tony Sparano who is the un enviable position right now of being the O line coach between Zimmer in those three guys. 87 years of NFL

  12. The Vikings' new stadium is a living, breathing thing


    Tue, 4 Oct 2016

    guys ... Oct 4, 2016 at 9:25am PDT And this guy you went to college with ... And this Cool Dad ... Oct 4, 2016 at 9:26am PDT And, finally, Tony Sparano ... Oct 4, 2016 at 9:25am PDT The Vikings ' new stadium is awesome.

  13. End Around: Browns' sad story must turn ... someday


    Fri, 16 Sep 2016

    this is very much about the future. Hue seems to have the right attitude for the job -- he even had his own spin on the Tony Sparano "You bury da bawl, you bury da past!" motivational method -- while Sashi Brown continues to accumulate draft picks to

  14. Drew Brees, Julio Jones among predicted stat leaders for 2016


    Wed, 27 Jul 2016

    rushing leader since LaDainian Tomlinson in 2007. Minnesota coordinator Norv Turner loves to run the ball, as does line coach Tony Sparano , whose unit should get a big boost from the additions of Andre Smith and Alex Boone , plus the return to health of John

  15. Expectations for Bridgewater in Year 3


    Wed, 1 Jun 2016


    what are they doing during the offseason that brought in Alex Boone is a free agent they brought in Andre Smith free agent. Tony Sparano was valiantly in the offensive line that got John Sullivan field won't hold back from season ending injuries last year

  16. Jaguars, Titans, Raiders among teams with best offseasons


    Thu, 19 May 2016

    John Sullivan and Phil Loadholt (who both missed all of 2015 with injuries). That unit will be directed this season by Tony Sparano , who is a good coach. First-round pick Laquon Treadwell , meanwhile, looks like the chain-moving No. 1 receiver the

  17. Karlos Dansby: '15 Browns the 'worst season' I've had


    Wed, 6 Apr 2016

    to-back five-win seasons with Dennis Green early in his career in the desert or the six-win season in Miami under Tony Sparano . Yet, according to the 34-year-old linebacker, 2015 takes the cake. On Tuesday night, Dansby told SiriusXM NFL Radio

  18. Stephen Ross: Adam Gase the next Belichick, Parcells


    Mon, 15 Feb 2016

    executive vice president of football operations. Parcells' hand-picked general manager (Jeff Ireland) and head coach ( Tony Sparano ) stayed on under Ross for the bulk of the next half-decade. Ross' new executive vice president of football operations

  19. Vikings adding Tony Sparano as offensive line coach


    Wed, 13 Jan 2016

    Vikings adding Tony Sparano as offensive line coach By Kevin Patra Published: Jan. 13, 2016 ..... found aid for their troubled offensive line. The team is hiring Tony Sparano as its offensive line coach, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported

  20. Rams 49ers Football - Jim Tomsula, Tony Sparano


    Sun, 3 Jan 2016

    San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula, left, walks off the field with tight ends coach Tony Sparano after an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. The 49ers won 19-16 in overtime. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

  21. Exit Interview: 2015 San Francisco 49ers


    Thu, 31 Dec 2015

    will not end up with the No. 1 pick in May's NFL Draft is a miracle, and speaks to how much Tomsula, Eric Mangini, Tony Sparano and Geep Chryst put into their game plan week in and week out. What went right Rookie Arik Armstead had a nice season

  22. Week 16 Notebook: Future GMs, Odell Beckham's rep and more


    Thu, 24 Dec 2015

    income tax. The flipside is that owner Stephen Ross has a checkered rep in the coaching industry (pursued Harbaugh when Tony Sparano was still in place, fired Joe Philbin over the phone). But Ross has shown a willingness to both invest in the product

  23. Dolphins' coach search: Detailing a unique approach in Miami


    Thu, 24 Dec 2015

    income tax. The flipside is that owner Stephen Ross has a checkered rep in the coaching industry (pursued Harbaugh when Tony Sparano was still in place, fired Joe Philbin over the phone). But Ross has shown a willingness to both invest in the product

  24. Dan Campbell's Miami Dolphins tenure marked by fervent style


    Wed, 28 Oct 2015

    calls Campbell "My dude." Ex-Miami tight end Anthony Fasano says Campbell is the ultimate "guy's guy." Former coach Tony Sparano , who gave Campbell his first NFL coaching job, said he's "always loved the guy for his toughness and love for football

  25. Tom Brady at a 'Yoda-type level' these days; plus Week 6 notes


    Fri, 16 Oct 2015

    ll have no shortage of options. Miami may be the one out there now, but it's worth noting that he's very close with Tony Sparano and Bill Parcells, and those two could well steer him away from Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. If the job opens up, Indy